(RNS) Mormon feminists may have been surprised by some subtle changes in vocabulary and approach Saturday (Sept. 27) at the church’s general women’s meeting.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) “We are starting to see a significant disconnect between what the church is telling people to believe about same-sex marriage and homosexuality and what people actually believe and accept,” said LGBT activist John Gustav-Wrathall. “I think the Internet has a lot to do with that.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has assembled some of its most treasured historical documents into a single exhibit and is inviting the public to view them.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Some Mormon women in the U.S. and abroad have embraced a careful approach short of ordination.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) In her argument, Kelly contends her lay leaders never asked her about women holding the priesthood — a point the leaders disputed in the letter excommunicating her.
(RNS) The problem confronting many Wikipedia editors is that religion elicits passion — and often, more than a little vitriol as believers and critics spar over facts, sources and context.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A new book by Mormon scholar Russell Stevenson will spread awareness of black pioneers more widely and provide historical support for their contributions to LDS history.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds — surprise!– we like ourselves. U.S. adults feel most warmly about those who share their religion.
(RNS) The “Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham” essay comes on the heels of other recent postings designed to help Latter-day Saints and others better understand sometimes-sticky theological or historical issues in Mormonism.